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Trump Ends Trip Where He Started: At Odds With Allies and Grilled on Russia Ties

The climate accord was the most vivid sign of division between the United States and his allies, but it was not the only one: Mr. Trump also scolded Germany for its trade practices and lectured NATO members for not adequately supporting the alliance. Continue reading the main story “There was a lot of give-and-take between the different countries in the ...

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During Ramadan, Home Cooks Shine

“When everyone’s standing around, picking from the same platter, suddenly you get a surge of energy,” said Malika Ameen, 42, a cookbook author and pastry chef. “Everyone is chatty and smiling with the anticipation of dinner.” Continue reading the main story Ms. Ameen’s father immigrated to the United States from Pakistan in the 1960s. She grew up in Chicago, where ...

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Teenage Couple, Teacher and Officer Among 22 Killed in Manchester Bombing

Photo A vigil on Wednesday in St Ann’s Square in Manchester, to commemorate the bombing victims. Credit Andrew Testa for The New York Time A teenage couple in love, dreaming of traveling the world together. An off-duty police officer, taking a break from the stresses of fighting organized crime to enjoy a concert with her husband and two children. A ...

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Live Updates: The Manchester Bombing Investigation

■ The American pop singer Ariana Grande is suspending her tour until at least June 5. It was after her concert in Manchester that the terrorist attack occurred. Continue reading the main story View more photographs from the investigation and aftermath of the attack here. Abedi’s Brother and Father Arrested in Libya Photo A Libyan militia said on Wednesday that ...

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Former C.I.A. Chief Tells of Concern Over Possible Russia Ties to Trump Campaign

“It raised questions in my mind about whether Russia was able to gain the cooperation of those individuals,” he said, adding that he did not know whether the Russian efforts were successful. Continue reading the main story He added, “I don’t know whether such collusion existed.” It was the first time he publicly acknowledged that he was concerned about possible ...

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Trump Comes to Israel Citing a Palestinian Deal as Crucial

Mr. Trump sought to showcase his friendship with Mr. Netanyahu as the two shared dinner with their wives and called each other “Donald” and “Bibi,” the prime minister’s nickname. Continue reading the main story But neither publicly cited any concrete steps in pursuing a peace agreement. Mr. Trump did not formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, as some ...

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Emboldened by Rouhani’s Win, Iranians Seek Further Reforms

The woman, who did not want to be identified for security reasons, said she had long lived with simmering anger over the state’s handling of the protests. This night, she said, all emotions came to the surface. Continue reading the main story Iran’s Interior Ministry released a statement on Sunday emphasizing that all street gatherings were banned, and called on ...

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Nigerian Schoolgirls Kidnapped by Boko Haram Rejoin Families

It was the largest liberation of hostages since 276 schoolgirls were abducted from their boarding school in Chibok in 2014. Five Boko Haram commanders were exchanged for the girls’ freedom, and Nigeria’s government has said it would make further exchanges to bring the 113 remaining schoolgirls home. Photo Relatives of the rescued girls greeted one another as they waited to ...

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Trump Told Russians That Firing ‘Nut Job’ Comey Eased Pressure From Investigation

Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, did not dispute the account. In a statement, he said that Mr. Comey had put unnecessary pressure on the president’s ability to conduct diplomacy with Russia on matters such as Syria, Ukraine and the Islamic State. Continue reading the main story “By grandstanding and politicizing the investigation into Russia’s actions, James Comey created ...

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U.S. Warplanes in Syria Hit Pro-Government Militia Convoy

Photo Syrian residents on Thursday walked the war-torn streets in the town of Zabadani, near Syria’s western border with Lebanon. Credit Hassan Ammar/Associated Press WASHINGTON — American warplanes in southern Syria attacked a convoy of pro-government forces on Thursday after they ignored warnings and violated a restricted zone around a base where American and British Special Forces are training Syrian ...

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